Simon Cowell injures back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell
In this Aug. 28, 2018 file photo, Simon Cowell arrives at the "America's Got Talent" Season 13 Week 3 red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Cowell broke his back Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.(Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) – Simon Cowell has broken his back while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.

A spokesperson says Cowell was expected to have surgery Saturday evening.

The entertainment mogul fell off the bike while in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family.

The spokesperson says Cowell was taken to a hospital.

He is fine and under observation. C

owell created “America’s Got Talent” and serves as a judge on the show.

He has also been the judge on “Britain’s Got Talent,” “The X Factor” and “American Idol.”

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